Social distancing has its fair share of challenges, particularly when it comes to exercise. But just because you can’t attend your favorite fitness studio, doesn’t mean you should forgo your workout routine! There are plenty of options available to keep you moving, without leaving the comfort of your apartment. Here are a few of our favorites:
Exercise-based apps have become popular in recent years - and what better time to try out a new program! Here are a few excellent options to fit your lifestyle and fitness goals:
- If you love variety in your fitness routine, then obé is the app for you! This collection of workouts covers everything from strength training to dance choreography.
Nike Training- Nike has a long history of offering quality workouts, and the training app is no exception. This is a perfect option if you’re looking for functional fitness with minimal equipment required.
the be.come project - If you’re wanting to release built-up anxiety, then check out the be.come project. Bethany C. Meyers leads choreographed 25-minute routines that focus on body-neutrality through movement, always set to a fabulous soundtrack.
Although you may not be able to attend your favorite boot camp class, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the workout from your living room! Some of New York’s most popular gyms are streaming live classes throughout the week. Not only can you join in for the exercise, but you’ll be able to keep in touch with your regular gym-going community! A few favorites include:
Barry’s Bootcamp- If you want to cover both cardio and strength training, with some of the country’s top instructors, then check out Barry’s Bootcamp’s streaming classes on IGTV.
Yogaworks- Yogaworks offers more than 80 live classes every day, so you can keep up with your practice while social distancing. With multiple options, it’s easy to find the right course for your body and schedule.
Physique 57- Barre offers an intense, low-impact workout with minimal equipment. If you’re not sure where to begin, Physique 57 has hundreds of options available for a single monthly membership.
Solo Dance Party
When in doubt, dance it out! Put on your favorite tunes and let loose. It’s completely free and a guaranteed endorphin release. So go on, and dance like nobody’s watching!